1.2 Audit Report

The Colac Otway Shire Council, pursuant to Section 21A of the Emergency Management Act 1986 and the Emergency Management Act 2013,will submit the Municipal Emergency Management Plan to the Victoria State Emergency Service for audit.

The purpose of the audit is to assess this planís compliance with the guidelines issued by Victoriaís Coordinator-in-Chief. Council will respond to all requests resulting from the audit as required.

The Plan will be subject to audit every (3) years.

A copy of the most recent Audit Report can be found in Councils Records Management system .

A copy of the most recent Audit Certificate is provided over page.

The audit report indicates whether or not the plan complies with the guidelines and if there are opportunities to improve the plan or planning process. A plan that does not comply with the guidelines will be audited again in twelve months.

Note:Councils must provide a written response to the audit report to the Chief Officer Operations within three months of the receipt of the audit report.

Figure 1 - Certificate of Audit

1.1 Agency and Municipal Council Endorsement

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